Coastguard: Every Second Counts: Season 2 Episode 4 (Channel 5, 19 May 2024)

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The Channel 5 documentary series Coastguard: Every Second Counts returns with a brand-new episode on May 19, 2024. The episode showcases the tireless work of the Coastguard and rescue teams as they respond to various emergencies across the UK.

In this episode, the Llanberis Mountain Rescue team in Eryri/Snowdonia National Park alerts the emergency services about a walker with a severe head laceration. Helicopter Rescue 936 from Caernarfon is dispatched, and the crew must carefully winch down a paramedic to assess the casualty.

Meanwhile, on Scotland’s West Coast, a multi-agency operation, including the police and the Maritime and Coastguard Agency, investigates reports of modern slavery, human trafficking, and crew member welfare issues, with potential criminal charges looming.

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Elsewhere, a worried son contacts the Maritime Rescue Co-ordination Centre in Holyhead, reporting his elderly father missing. The man was last seen bait digging at Llandudno West Shore Beach, and with the beach posing a high risk of being cut off by the tide and darkness falling, time is of the essence.

In Holywell Bay, Cornwall, an individual finds themselves stuck on a dangerous cliff face, requiring the combined efforts of Coastguard Rescue teams, the RNLI Lifeboat, and Rescue Helicopter 924 for a challenging rescue operation.

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Coastguard: Every Second Counts continues to highlight the dedication and skill of the UK’s Coastguard and rescue personnel as they navigate life-threatening situations and challenging rescue missions.

Coastguard: Every Second Counts, Season 2 Episode 4 airs Sunday, May 19, 2024, at 8:00 PM on Channel 5.

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